Michael is the founder and President of Crowley & Associates. Michael holds the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute, putting him in an exclusive and small coterie of area appraisers. Among his other credentials, Michael has successfully completed the examinations for the State of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, General Certified Real Estate Appraiser. He also holds General Certification in New York. These senior certifications will allow Crowley & Associates to comply with all State and Federal mandates resultant of The Federal Financial Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA).
Michael has 20-plus years of appraisal experience in all facets of real estate appraising. He is engaged on a regular basis by numerous regional financial institutions, local lending institutions, financial investment specialists and government entities (both state and local).
Michael has been qualified as an expert witness in most US Bankruptcy, Superior and Probate Courts in the region as well as the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board, Springfield, Boston, Northampton and Pittsfield Sessions. Michael has provided expert witness testimony for land damage cases, divorce proceedings, bankruptcy proceedings, Internal Revenue Service audits and real estate tax abatements.
Michael frequently provides real estate counseling and advice to a number of clients. His vast experience and breadth of knowledge on real estate matters has positioned him as a real estate expert called upon frequently to provide information and offer his opinion.